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  1. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    When you say the flu sweep through your unit--was it confirmed to be influenza or was it flu like symptoms? Sorry I dont mean to be a pain--but since this is a vaccination thread I though it would be...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Anticipated nursing research topic
    Circumcision itself is a surgical procedure. Post procedural care of the procedure is where Nursing enters. Perhaps a paper looking at some cultures aversion to circumcision compared to those that...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Thank you MarieBailey, a pick me up is well received. I am so glad to read that report. It was a an eye opener for me also--so to speak. I believe we think somewhat alike in that I have never...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    I give up. Just--- everyone go take the flu shot. What do we nurses know anyway.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Wow. Just because I am not in favor of a mandated flu vaccination means I am willing to risk infecting a patient? per your post--" it is surprising that those so willing to sacrifice patient...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    not applicable--you would have never graduated from any Nursing school with those beliefs. But get real--what hospital really enforces proper hand washing!! They should, and at times they make a...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Thank you Mariebailey--apology accepted. Well, according to cdc's report the number of flu cases are greatly diminished. Thats a good thing.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    mariebailey --with all due respect, that comment was not called for. I think the people posting/reading this thread are NOT psychotic, paranoid or members of a radical group. I dont think...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. lawsuit concerning mandated flu vaccination
    http://www.seiu1199ne.org/files/2013/01/FluLawsuitRI.pdf Please take the time to click on the address and read. This is a good sign and it is excellent.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Nursing by profession is at times too complacent. Why do ya'll think that occurs? What single patient focused standard has Nursing on a national level said they will not do? I am not speaking about...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Old car guys in nursing home
    a tool in a mans hand is good therapy:)
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. What would you change about nursing?
    The ability to stand up for ourselves and to have a strong national voice.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What are some personality traits needed to be a great nurse?
    take martial arts.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    anytime there is an avoidable change in condition of your employment and the end result for example is that a person with a higher salary ( been there longer) is replaced by a lower salaried person (...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Nurses fired for refusing flu vaccine
    MeggieA--I dont know if I know you? Great minds think alike? lol:) I live in Ga. I am glad you see the points I was trying to make in my post. If Nursing is to be accepted by other...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Thats fair and appreciated. You are certainly doing the correct thing in educating yourself. As ludicrous as its sounds an employer cannot just fire an employee because of obesity, even if it is...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Nurses fired for refusing flu vaccine
    If I may----FluMist has the potential theoretically cause influenza--although it should be a rare thing. The inactivated virus's within the im version cannot cause the strands of viral infection it...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    So its wrong to question? It's wrong to insist on evidence proven research? IMHO nursing/employee compliance is what a lot of people and facilities count on to do whatever they want. If you...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Nurses fired for refusing flu vaccine
    i am sorry for your situation Jenni--but I want to give you kudos for your stand and your actions. THIS WILL BE AN INTERESTING CASE!! I retired instead of continuing--so I really cant do what you...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    Many posters have said that as nurses we are bound by professional responsibility to take this vaccine in order to protect our patients. OK then. How do you know that you are protected once you...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    I wish it was that simple elkpark. Your reasoning may be acceptable for new hires,but what about those that have been at a facility for many years? For these nurses it is not that simple. It is...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    wow. Thanks for sharing that.
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    how do you know?
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. The inactivated Flu shot only prevents the flu in just 1.5% of the population
    I agree that it would be difficult to change peoples behavior, however I believe that it should not be forgotten or placed on the shelf as "it's no use in trying" type thing. Just like children...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. How is flu affecting your hospital?
    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/weeklyarchives2012-2013/images/image011.gif Maybe the worst is over?
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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